Re-selection of a tab in web app.

31 Aug 2005 - 6:42am
9 years ago
1 reply
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nuritps
2010

Hi,

I'm in the process of designing a web application with a top "bar" that
includes tabs, each leading to a different section/module of the
application (which then has a side bar with more options).

After the user clicked on one of the items in the top bar and continued
working (including going into other pages in that section), is there a
reason NOT to let her click again on the same item and go back to the
first page of that section? Any problems you encountered with this
option?

Thanks,
Nurit

Nurit Peres
Analysis & Usability Manager

:: nurit.peres at ams-sys.com <mailto:nurit.peres at ams-sys.com>

Comments

31 Aug 2005 - 8:21am
Luis Silva
2005

"reason NOT to let her click again on the same item and go back to the

first page of that section?"

Actually I have tested a website with the conditions you point and some
users try to use the top bar to go back one level.. which lead us to provide
that feature that was not available when we test.

Luis

Web Programmer

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